Tumour size outside primary site
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Property|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 08/05/2014|
The size of the tumour extending outside of the primary site of cancer.
This applies to both patients treated with and without surgery. In non-surgical cases, the extent of tumour outside the primary site may be assessed by imaging. For example, by using a CT scan, or ultrasound guided core biopsy.
|Property group:||Impairment characteristic|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Cancer Australia|
|Reference documents:||Pecorelli, S. 25th Annual Report on the Results of Treatment in Gynecological Cancer. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics 2003, 83 (Supp 1): 1-230. |
Cancer Australia Project Working Group, 2010.
|Data Element Concepts implementing this property:|
Person with cancer—tumour size outside primary site Health, Standard 08/05/2014